Fig Verte

Verte (Green Ischia)

Ficus carica

Verte ripens about the same time as LSU Purple, so best to grow in zone 7 - 8. In a long season fruits will dry on the tree around October. Very sweet and good for drying. Since they ripen with their outside color green, they will fool the birds. The dark red flesh is in total contrast to the green skin. Strawberry is used to describe the inside color of the fruit. Also called Green Ischia. In our area plants are bush like and of small stature like Violet de Bordeaux. Space about 8' - 10' circle in Zone 6 - 7 and space 12'-15' circle in Zone 8.

Plant Characteristics
Pest ResistanceVery Good
Disease ResistanceGood
Drought ToleranceVery Good
Heat ToleranceExcellent
Humidity ToleranceGood
Sun ToleranceExcellent
Wet Soil TolerancePoor
Shade ToleranceFair
No SprayVery Good
Salt ToleranceGood
Fresh for KidsExcellent
Deer ResistanceFair
Plant TypeShrub
Soil TypeWell Drained
Edible TypeFruit
Self FertileYes
This information is accurate to the best of our knowledge, comments/opinions are always welcome
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